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back in the day: There’s life after law school. Veterans tell how to get there. PaGe 14
keeP uP: Don’t fear the Socratic method, but do your homework. PaGe 16
new schools: Three fledgling law schools open their doors this fall. PaGe 18
the Practice: Law school: the soul snatcher? PaGe 22
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How to learn the law without losing your mind
Some law schools recognize their duty to help students cope with legal education’s unique challenges.
BY Karen Sloan
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‘shark tank’: Georgetown 2L Rebecca
Stellato, who credits meditation for
helping her through her first year,
with dean of students Mitchell Bailin.
ly since the economy has tanked,” said
Wynne Kelly, president of the Dave Nee
Foundation, formed following Fordham
University School of Law student Dave
Nee’s suicide in 2005 to fight depression
and suicide among law students. “Schools
seem to be wanting to do more. We’ve
been getting a ton of unsolicited emails
from deans and students wanting us to
come do a presentation on their campus.”
Law students tend to seek help from
their individual schools rather than reaching out to lawyer assistance programs,
according to officials at a number of state
bar associations. The Nee Foundation
does not keep track of the number of
calls it fields, Kelly said. Nevertheless,
the problem is serious enough to have
inspired law school administrators to
experiment with ways to help stressed-
dIego m. radzInschI
ebecca Stellato had no idea
what to expect when she
showed up at Georgetown
University Law Center last
fall. Her self-described “hippydippy” upbringing in Northern
California, her undergraduate
degree in public policy and a
year of international health
work hadn’t prepared her for
the “shark tank” that is law
school.
“It was kind of overwhelming, and I just felt really out
of my element,” said Stellato,
now a 2L. “There were a lot of
Type-A personalities, and they
make it so much more stressful than it needs to be. It’s not
healthy for anyone.”
Law school has long had a
reputation as a grueling experience, leading not only to high
levels of stress and anxiety but
also elevated rates of depression and substance abuse. Legal educators and students alike report that the
dismal job market and growing debt loads
have heaped even more pressure onto
already taxed students. Some schools are
responding with programs designed to
help students navigate the emotional and
psychological minefield that is law school.
“I have noticed a much higher level
of interest in these issues, particular-
out students cope, including
well-being programs offering
informal meditation, yoga,
organized support groups,
counseling programs, mentoring and seminars to discuss
both emotional well-being and
professional development.
It was Georgetown’s Lawyers
in Balance Program—a voluntary eight-week, noncredit
seminar—that helped Stellato
adjust. Participants meet for
two hours per week in small
groups to meditate and discuss
their aspirations, challenges and
responses to difficult or stressful
situations.
“They said it wasn’t a therapy
group, but that’s how I thought
of it,” Stellato said. “You talk
about what’s going on in your
life, and you understand that
everyone is struggling with personal issues in law school. It
helped me to change my mindset about situations.”
Stellato credits the weekly meditation
with helping her become more productive, focused and self-aware—and with
teaching her not to define her success
solely by external markers such as grades
and class rank.
The Nee Foundation recently honored
Georgetown dean William Treanor and
dean of students Mitchell Bailin for their
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efforts to help students maintain emotional and psychological health. In addition to Lawyers in Balance, the school
operates a counseling center with two
full-time clinical psychologists and a parttime psychiatrist. Georgetown’s Center for
Wellness Promotion offers discussions of
topics ranging from mental health to test
anxiety. A five-session seminar called The
Search Before the Search helps 1Ls assess
their strengths and goals and reduce anxiety about choosing classes and positioning
themselves for a career, Bailin said.
More openneSS
“Law students tend to have a hard
time admitting to themselves and their
peers that they are struggling,” Bailin
said. “In part, the downturn in the economy has created more openness to talk
about these things.”
Although some schools are getting serious about mental health and emotional
well-being, legal education as a whole
has a long way to go, said G. Andrew
Benjamin, a law and psychology professor
at the University of Washington who was
one of the first to study mental health
among law students. As early as 1986, his
research concluded that only 4 percent of
incoming law students show symptoms of
depression, but that the rate hits 40 percent by the 3L year—outpacing the rate
of depression among medical students.
“Law school has to be the worst, pedagogically, of all the professional schools,
and it hasn’t changed in decades,” said
Benjamin, who has spent the past 15
years counseling University
of Washington School of Law
scott rogers:
students. “Law schools haven’t
His program helps
students relate to
really addressed the prob“the uncertainty
lem. What I’ve seen is kind of
and challenges.”
patchwork.”
More recent research has
begun to illuminate why law
students suffer higher rates
of depression and substance
abuse, not to mention anxiety and stress. Florida State
University College of Law professor Lawrence Krieger and
University of Missouri psychology professor Ken Sheldon have
spent the past decade examining why legal education exacts
such a mental toll.
Krieger pointed to a number
of problems, from the structure
of law school to the way many
law students lose their sense of
self and values. New students
are primed to expect a stressful, competitive environment,
Krieger said. The strict grading
curve and the reality that firstyear grades often boil down to
depression and anxiety is that law stuone exam mean that new law students—
dents tend to value external measures
strivers accustomed to being the smartsuch as grades, class rank and journal
est in the class—have to adjust to a new
membership over ones that actually
reality.
lead to happiness—self-improvement,
“If you take a student who has never
close relationships with other people and
seen a C before, and you force those Cs
a sense of competence in their work,
with a curve, what is that going to do to
Krieger said.
a student who had to have As and Bs to
Thinking like a lawyer—the core trainget into the school?” Krieger said.
ing mission of law schools—also presPerhaps the biggest contributor to
ents problems. “In their first semester,
students are taught to basically
ignore their feelings and values and take on a new value
system in which the best argument wins,” Krieger said. “It’s
no longer about caring for people, who students now refer to
as ‘parties.’ ”
Law students sometimes
allow that way of thinking to
invade their lives outside the
classroom, leaving them disconnected from other people and
unmoored from their feelings
and values, he said. University
of Wisconsin Law School professor Elizabeth Mertz recorded similar effects among law
students in a study she conducted for the American Bar
Association in 2007.
Molly Hall felt the pressure
of a heavy workload and classroom competition when she
arrived at Vanderbilt University
Law School in 2010. As a 2L
last year, she decided to participate in the school’s Supportive
Practices program, in which
students meet for a half-hour twice a
week for “mindfulness exercises” such
as guided meditation and qigong—a
Chinese method of reducing stress
through breathing and movement.
“It’s easy to get frustrated and disappointed with yourself in law school, and
this gives you an opportunity to be kinder to yourself,” said Hall, who plans to
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continue meditation exercises during her
3L year. “I think I’m more patient with
myself, and it helps cultivate the ability to
relate to other people.”
The Supportive Practices program is
just one in an extensive slate developed
by assistant dean for student affairs Julie
Sandine. For the past six years, the school
has held a noncredit course for 1Ls called
Professionalism in Practice; new students
explore their future roles in the legal profession, discuss ethics and sources of stress
in law school, and connect with classmates
in small groups. Additionally, the law
school has brought in yoga teachers and
representatives of the Tennessee Lawyers
Assistance Program and the Vanderbilt
counseling center for a stress-management
program the week after grades come out.
A website offers a lifeline to law students suffering depression, anxiety
or substance abuse. nlJ.coM
“My goal has been to ensure that students don’t lose touch with their sense
of self,” Sandine said. “We try to get students to realize that you have to have
balance in your life.”
The University of Miami School of Law
is also on the forefront of these developments. It has offered an expanding series
of programs since 2008 that are geared
toward helping students focus on the
present, connect with others, reduce distractions and improve their response to
stress—practices known as “mindfulness.”
IntroducIng MIndfulneSS
The school’s first-of-its-kind Mindfulness and Law program includes both
credit and noncredit classes in which students explore mindfulness in the context
of professional responsibility and learn to
leverage emotional intelligence throughout their legal careers. Additionally, about
one-fifth of the school’s new students
each year participate in its voluntary
Jurisight program, spending eight weeks
focusing on the challenges that law
school presents and how to meet them.
“It changes the 1L experience, because
they’re learning to relate to the uncertainty and challenges coming their way,”
said professor Scott Rogers, who directs
the Mindfulness and Law program.
“Rather than see these things as problems,
they begin to say, ‘Ah, something that’s
unknown. How interesting is that?’ ”
Two years ago, Miami launched another program, a Student Development
Initiative, requiring each 1L student to
meet with a counselor at least once during their first semester. This “student
development director” is not an academic
adviser, but listens to students and guides
them as they acclimate to law school.
The directors also refer students to the
university’s counseling center if they are
struggling with more serious problems.
“They are really a go-to person for students when they need someone to listen,” Rogers said.
The Association of American Law
Schools in 2007 approved the formation of a Section on Balance in Legal
Education, which brings together educators interested in making the law school
experience more fulfilling for students.
Earlier this year, the section met to discuss efforts to that end at law schools
around the country and later published
the results in the Touro Law Review.
According to the article, “Symposium
Introduction: Humanism Goes To Law
School,” the City University of New York
School of Law has been offering meditation and yoga to students since 2001. In
2008, the school expanded its offerings
to include a course called Contemplative
Practice and the Law, which incorporates
a retreat to a Buddhist meditation center.
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law
Center in 2010 began organizing stressrelief groups for 1L students after they
received their first-semester grades. Later
that year, the school moved to a Students
Helping Students system in which 15
upper-class students were trained to provide support to classmates. The student
helpers don’t offer counseling themselves,
but serve as a conduit to other resources.
The University of Washington School
of Law has enlisted attorney mentors to
help 1Ls adjust to law school life. The
school pairs new students with practicing mentors even before the first day
of classes, and students meet with their
mentors throughout the year for advice
and to help develop a sense of professional identity.
Convincing ambitious, aspiring lawyers
to put down their books for a little while
to focus on their emotional well-being
isn’t always easy, according to educators
who lead such programs. But they agreed
that the tight job market and worries over
debt are taking a toll on law students’
spirits, and that the efforts can only help.
“I think the Lawyers In Balance program should be offered nationally,”
Stellato said. “Law schools should encourage weekly sessions with classmates to
discuss what’s happening. I don’t think
law students usually talk about deep
things. We say, ‘Oh, I’ve got so much
reading for this class.’ ”
Karen Sloan can be contacted at [email protected]
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Survival guide
This might be hard for a struggling 1L to appreciate, but it’s possible to survive law
school and build a rewarding career—whether in the law or not. Here’s some advice
from recovering law students who have managed this feat.
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Gloria Allred
Attorney
Loyola Law School,
Los Angeles,
class of 1974
It will be necessary to make a substantial
investment of time studying law for the next three
years. Law school is not like college. It requires
much, much more of a commitment. If you are in a
relationship with a spouse or significant other, then
you should consider that you are
now in a ménage à trois that
includes you, your intimate
partner and the law.
It has been said that the law is
a jealous lover. You need to reorder
your life so that you can make
law school a priority after your
family commitment. It will
be a test of you, your selfdiscipline and what you
value most. Be thankful and
appreciative of the support
that you will receive
from your loved ones.
You will need it and it
will contribute to your
success.
H. Rodgin Cohen
Attorney, Sullivan & Cromwell
Harvard Law School, class of 1968
My advice to law school students is to resist the
tendency to develop tunnel vision. I mean this in two
respects.
First, when choosing classes, explore widely. If you’re
at a large school like Georgetown, you can easily fill your
schedule with courses in a limited area. Even if you feel
confident that you want to specialize, push yourself to take
other types of courses as well. You never know if, during
your third year, you’re going to become the center of a
political fight, and your life and career plans are going to
change. OK, that’s probably not a normal occurrence, but
you see my point: Plans change, so don’t get too focused
too early.
Second, but more importantly, don’t focus solely
on classes and journal and the traditional law school
activities. No matter what anyone tells you, you can spare
time to, and I believe have a responsibility to, intern for
a legal clinic or to organize students on your campus for
social justice. For example, along with the other members
of Georgetown Law Students for Reproductive Justice, I
organized students to advocate for full insurance coverage
of contraception at Georgetown. That campaign provided
us with great experience
conducting case law and
statutory research, drafting
regulatory comments,
negotiating and writing
advocacy memos. That
kind of experience is far
more valuable to many
employers, and being
engaged with a
world outside of your
casebooks helps
keep you sane and
remind you why
you went to law
school.
hARRy e. WALkeR/McT/ZUMApRess.coM
My advice is twofold and not as contradictory
as it may seem: Immerse yourself in each of your
courses, particularly with outside reading, and
enjoy your probably last full education experience.
Sandra Fluke
Women’s rights activist
Georgetown University
Law Center, class of 2012
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jAson doiy
Alex Kozinski
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
University of California at Los Angeles School of Law,
class of 1975
Assume that everyone in your class is smarter than you
and work tirelessly to overcome that disadvantage.
“Judge Judy” Judy Sheindlin
Tony La Russa
Television judge
New York Law School, class of 1965
Former Major
League Baseball
player and manager
Florida State
University College
of Law,
class of 1978
Scott Turow
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Ap phoTo/AL behRMAn
[Law school is
an] outstanding
education which
prepares you for
many careers.
Grind through
the first year—it
makes more sense
as you progress.
Author
Harvard Law School,
class of 1978
Remember that law schools are kinder
and gentler in general than in the days of
One L. That said, there’s still competition for
grades and jobs. Try to enjoy the education.
Get to know a professor and value your
classmates. They are your network.
neWscoM
My maternal grandmother was not formally
educated but was very smart. After my first year in
law school, she asked me for an example of a finals
question. I posed one and she confounded me by
nailing the answer using logic and common sense.
She was my best professor! The law must be applied
logically and never stretch what is common sense.
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Yes, law school is competitive. You’ll want to keep up
Or, how I stopped worrying about the Socratic method and learned to love my study group.
By Amy L. JArmon
M
if you explain the material
the same way it was presented in class.
• Supplement your outline with graphic organizers if visuals help you understand and retain information: Venn diagrams, mind
maps, flowcharts.
How does one prepare effectively for just one final exam
in a course? Undergraduates
cram for their exams because
multiple exam opportunities
mean less material to learn
for any test. Most law school
exams will be comprehensive and cover
15 weeks of material. Successful law students begin their exam review as soon
as their outlines are started. Thorough
review over the semester promotes indepth understanding, avoids relearning
material that has been forgotten, and
provides ample time to apply the concepts to practice questions.
There are four types of weekly review
that increase understanding and retention of material:
• Cover-to-cover outline review to reinforce the material in your memory.
Read through the entire outline at least once a week.
• Intense outline review to learn a portion of the outline as though the exam
were next week. By focusing on several subtopics at a time, you gain deeper
understanding of the material.
• Practice questions to monitor your application of the reviewed material to
new legal problems. Some possible sources for practice questions include commercial study aids, professors’ websites and
review sessions offered at your school.
• Memory drills to make sure that you can state the law precisely. Paraphrased
rules may cause you to miss elements to
discuss in your analysis.
Why do legal research and writing courses take so much time? Your future career
depends on the skills taught in these
courses. Legal writing requires precision
and conciseness. Here are some things to
consider for success in these courses:
• Begin your research and writing as soon as they are assigned. A high grade
requires careful research, multiple drafts
and extensive editing.
• Outline before you begin writing to ensure your analysis will be organized and include all relevant issues and sources.
• Avoid flowery language, outdated legalese and convoluted sentences. Check
your grammar, punctuation and spelling
carefully. Follow any format guidelines
exactly.
It is easy to feel overwhelmed initially
because law school is so different from
what you have experienced in the past.
By using the resources available and
learning new study strategies, you can
succeed.
John houseman, as
Professor Kingsfield
in ‘The PaPer Chase’
20th century fox
any new law students will have
watched The Paper Chase during
the summer, read One L or listened to attorneys tell war stories regarding law school. As a result, they arrive
with mixed feelings of apprehension and
excitement.
Although legal education is uniquely
challenging, do not let the hype overwhelm you. The workload is manageable
if you keep a balanced perspective and
implement smart strategies. Below are
answers to common questions law students have.
Is law school as competitive as everyone
says? Entering law students are a select
group: high LSAT scores, outstanding
grades and other achievements. The
intellectual caliber of their classmates
is higher and the grading is more rigorous than many have experienced previously. Even so, law students can do well
academically without acting cut-throat
toward their classmates.
Most law schools provide multiple
resources to help students achieve success. Academic support professionals
teach students effective strategies for
legal studies. Many professors regularly
answer questions during
office hours. Upper-division
teaching assistants may be
available to help with doctrinal courses.
Careful time management is essential to academic success. Full-time
students should study for 50
to 55 hours each week outside of class: reading, briefing, outlining, reviewing for
exams and completing legal
writing assignments.
How can I make the
Socratic method less terrifying?
Because new law students are used to
lectures or discussions based on volunteers, they fear being called upon randomly during class. Still, the well-prepared law student can become adept at
the Socratic method.
Careful reading and briefing of cases
will provide the foundation for answering classroom questions. First, gain a
deep understanding of the case details
and court’s reasoning. Next, extract the
important concepts and legal rules from
the case. Finally, consider the case within
the broader context of the topic being
studied.
Practical ways to prepare for the
Socratic method include the following:
• Anticipate the questions that your professor is likely to ask about the case.
• When another student is called on, stay focused by answering the professor’s
questions silently in your head, comparing your answers to the student’s comments and listening to the professor’s
responses.
• When called upon, think before you answer and stay focused on the actual
question rather than rambling in your
response.
• Realize that questions do not always have right or wrong answers and may
test your ability to respond with “it
depends” and give arguments for both
parties.
What does course outlining mean and
how is it actually done? Course outlines
condense your extensive briefs and class
notes down to the essentials. Outlines
change the focus from isolated case specifics to larger topics and the legal tools
needed to solve legal scenarios during
exams. Course outlines are your master
documents for exam review.
By creating your own outlines, you
will gain greater understanding and
retain the material better because you
personally grapple with the concepts. Use
commercial outlines or outlines prepared
by prior first-years to check for missing
information or format, but not as a substitute for doing your own work.
Begin outlines early so you can distribute studying the material throughout the
semester. You learn to outline by actually outlining, so the idea of waiting until
you know how is an illusion. By the end
of the second week, you should have
enough material to start outlines. Then
condense new material into your outline
each week.
Some practical tips for outlines are:
• Remember that an outline is not a compilation of case briefs. Instead, it contains a toolkit of essential law for each
topic and subtopic.
• The toolkit should include rules, exceptions to rules, variations on rules,
policy arguments, steps of analysis, questions to ask and other information relevant to the subject.
• Your outline should match your professor’s version of the course: terms, steps
of analysis, emphases. The professor can
identify your points quickly on an exam
Amy L. Jarmon is assistant dean for
academic success programs at Texas Tech
University School of Law.
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Yes, they’re still opening law schools
The number of applicants to U.S. law schools has dipped by 25 percent during the past two years,
but that didn’t dissuade three new law schools from opening to students this fall. Here’s a look at the
latest additions to the country’s legal academy. —Karen Sloan
Concordia University
School of Law
Seventy-four students comprise
the inaugural class of the Concordia
University School of Law in Boise, the
first law school in Idaho’s capital. The
school is part of Concordia University
in Portland, Ore.—a private, Christian,
liberal-arts university.
“We’re very excited, and the students are excited as well,” said dean
Cathy Silak, a former justice of the Idaho
Supreme Court. “On the first night of
orientation, they wanted to start classes.”
University officials began contemplating opening a law school in Boise, which
is about a seven-hour drive from Portland,
in 2007. They pointed to an unmet
demand for legal education in the city—
Courtesy of ConCordia university
Boise, Idaho
the closest full-service law school was
the University of Idaho College of Law in
Moscow, 300 miles away. Moreover, the
Portland market was already served by
Lewis & Clark Law School, with both the
University of Oregon School of Law and
Willamette University College of Law
within 100 miles.
Moreover, there
was no part-time
law program in the
state, Silak said.
Some 30 percent of
Concordia’s inaugural class is attending
part time.
By 2008, administrators had purchased a 53,000square-foot building
in downtown Boise.
They spent $10.2
million renovating
the space, which
they hope eventually will serve as many
as 300 students. The school plans to
apply for accreditation by the American
Bar Association.
In addition to Silak, the school employs
six full-time professors, one lecturer in
law and four part-time legal research and
writing instructors.
Annual tuition is $28,500—well below
the average $39,184 for private law
schools, according to the ABA.
The school apparently has received significant support from Boise’s legal community. Each student has been paired
with a mentor attorney or judge—and
the school has plenty of volunteer mentors, Silak said. They will teach professionalism and ethics plus nuts-and-bolts
skills including records-keeping and
interacting with clients.
“The law school is located right in the
heart of downtown Boise. We are steps
away from the largest courthouses in
the state,” she said. “The students have
unique access to the legal community.”
Concordia won’t be the only game in
town for long—the University of Idaho is
slowly establishing a satellite campus in
Boise. It already offers third-year courses
and recently received preliminary state
approval to add second-year courses.
Eventually, that school plans to offer a full
three-year curriculum, giving students
the option to attend in either Moscow or
Boise, said dean Donald Burnett.
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Fox Rothschild LLP, Philadelphia
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Savannah Law School
Savannah, Ga.
Despite what visitors may have heard
during this city’s popular ghost tours,
there are no dead bodies in the future
home of the Savannah Law School. Even
though a tunnel connected to the property once served as a makeshift morgue.
“I’m assured there are no ghosts
haunting the building,” said Richardson
Lynn, dean of the fledgling law school in
one of the country’s most historic cities.
The Savannah Law School is a branch
campus of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law
School. It opened on August 20 with 45
students, and within weeks will move
into its permanent home in a 110,000square-foot former hospital built in 1819
and connected by that tunnel to the
famous Forsyth Park.
The outpost represents John Marshall’s
second foray into the coastal Georgia
city; it maintained a branch campus
there during the late 1970s and early
1980s. Administrators felt it was time to
return, given that the nearest American
Bar Association-accredited law school is
90 minutes or more away by car.
They envisioned that most students
would come from the immediate area. In reality, about half
of the school’s 30 day students
are from out of state. All 15
night students are local. “We’re
getting people from Texas,
Utah, California and a few
from the Northeast,” said Lynn,
who is also the dean of John
Marshall. “Some of them seem
to have come because they
were attracted to Savannah.”
Administrators hope to bring in 90
first-year students next year and eventually build a student body of around
450. The fact that the school has not yet
earned full accreditation by the American
Bar Association made for a harder sell,
Lynn said, but the school made itself
attractive by boosting its scholarship
awards. Its first accreditation review
should happen next year; because it is
affiliated with John Marshall, Savannah
Law School will not have to go through
the provisional accreditation process and
waiting period, Lynn said.
The school has five faculty members
and an associate dean.
For now, the curriculum is identical
to that at John Marshall, although Lynn
expects that eventually the school will
offer unique electives especially relevant
in Savannah, such as maritime law and
art law.
California Desert Trial Academy
Attorney James Patrick Dolan met
plenty of skepticism when he unveiled
his vision for a law school in California’s
Colorado Desert that would focus on
preparing students for trial advocacy.
Detractors argued that California doesn’t
need any more lawyers or law schools,
but Dolan saw unmet demand in Indio,
about 70 miles away from the next closest law school—the California Southern
Law School in Riverside, Calif.
Dolan and local supporters pushed forward and in early September welcomed
16 students to the California Desert
Trial Academy. In June, the State Bar
of California recognized the project as a
registered, unaccredited, fixed-facility law
school that can confer J.D.s, but administrators ran into a snag when it came to
financial aid for students. Without accreditation by the state bar, the American Bar
Association or another regional accrediting body, students are not eligible for
federal education loans. The 16 students
who are enrolled are paying the $12,000
annual tuition out-of-pocket, Dolan said.
“The financial aid is an obstacle we
Indio, Calif.
need to overcome, and we’re working
on resolving that,” he said. “We would
have had a class of about 25 students this
year, but some people said they couldn’t
do it without access to federal loans.”
Dolan plans to ask an accrediting agency
to evaluate the curriculum and facilities
this year. Pending accreditation, students
will have to sit for California’s First Year
Law Students’ Exam, also known as the
“baby bar,” following their first year.
This year’s crop of
students comprise
almost entirely career
changers, including
a real estate agent, a
doctor, a political aide
and a court clerk. The
average student is
“well over 30” years old, Dolan said. The
curriculum is designed to take four years
to complete.
For now, classes are held in the local law
library, but the school is in the final stages
of purchasing a building and Dolan expects
renovations to be completed in time for
the next academic year. Keeping with the
trial-advocacy theme, the renovated building will include several mock courtrooms.
Dolan hopes to enroll between 100
and 120 students within four years. The
10 faculty members are practicing attorneys. “We’re interested in being an ABAaccredited law school, but that’s probably
a decade down the road,” Dolan said.
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Advocacy from the human perspective
By Douglas s. lavine
I
hope, dear reader, that the deep irony
in the title of this column, “Advocacy
from the human perspective,” is not
lost on you.
Let’s be frank—from whose perspective, if not a human’s, could we possibly view advocacy, anyway? To the best
of our knowledge based on our present
understanding of the animal kingdom, no
The Practice
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other species regularly engages in legal
advocacy. Or engages in advocacy at all.
So what’s with the title?
Now that I hopefully have yanked
your attention away from the plethora of
quotidian tasks and pursuits that occupy
you, I will explain.
My thesis is simply this. In an understandable and necessary desire to transform law students into rational, logical,
linear thinkers, law schools risk draining
the lifeblood and spontaneity out of law
students.
It is without question essential that
lawyers hone their intellect and knowledge of the law as they proceed through
their careers. But it is my contention that
advocacy at the highest levels involves a
good deal more than our logical, reasoning minds. It is my contention further that
effective advocates should, and must, take
into account a whole host of instincts,
intuitions, traits and abilities that are hard
to define and that do not always dovetail
with the kind of linear, logical thinking
we lawyers are trained to focus on. These
traits and skills include things we generally don’t talk about in the legal profession—things such as common sense, creativity, humility, curiosity, self-awareness
and, most important of all, understanding
human nature and the human heart.
Lawyers are well advised to pay careful
attention to these and other less obvious
components of effective advocacy, and
nourish them, if they want to maximize
their persuasive power.
a new testament example
One of the most sublime examples
of my thesis is found in a nonlegal setting in the New Testament. Imagine it is
about 2,000 years ago and you are in a
hot, dusty corner of the Roman Empire
called Judea. A dramatic scene unfolds.
A woman has been accused of adultery.
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In transforming students into logical thinkers, law schools risk draining them of spontaneity, compassion.
The required punishment is death by
stoning. The crowd is anxious to carry
out the sentence. The tension is palpable.
Into this scene strides Jesus of Nazareth.
He understands the belief system of his
audience and he knows that they think
carrying out this grisly sentence is not
only necessary, but required by law. He
has only seconds to act.
If Jesus had undergone the sort of legal
training offered in modern law schools, he
might have based his argument on poli-
cy: “My friends, listen to me. Killing this
woman serves no valid societal purpose.
Blessed are the merciful. Let her go!” Or
he might have based his argument on the
simple proposition that killing is brutal and
wrong and establishes a bad precedent.
But Jesus never went to a modernday law school. He didn’t base his argument on policy or precedent. Instead,
he fashioned one of the most stunning
and effective arguments in history not
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by resorting to logic but by calling into
play his knowledge of the human heart.
Here is how this gut-wrenching scene
plays out in the Book of John, Chapter 8,
verses 4 through 11:
“They say unto him, Master, this
woman was taken in adultery, in the very
act. Now Moses in the law commanded
us, that such should be stoned: but what
sayest thou?…But Jesus stooped down…
and…said…, He that is without sin among
you, let him cast a stone at her.…
“And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went
out one by one, beginning at the eldest,
even unto the last; and Jesus was left
alone, and the woman standing in the
midst. When Jesus had lifted up himself
and saw none but the woman, he said
unto her, Woman, where are those thine
accusers? Hath no man condemned thee?
She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said
unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go,
and sin no more.”
With one sentence—“He who is without sin, let him cast a stone at her”—Jesus has quelled the crowd and saved the
woman. As advocacy goes, it doesn’t get
any better than this.
Let’s stop the action and analyze this
in slow motion. What was so powerful
about his appeal to the crowd? What can
we as advocates here, today, learn from
this spectacular example of effective advocacy which is two thousand years old?
I submit to you that wrapped up in
this one story is a key lesson that all of
us should heed. The lesson is simply this:
Great advocates do not prevail only by
making logical, linear, analytical appeals
to their audience. Great advocates prevail
because they have cultivated the intuitive
side, the empathic side, the feeling side
of their character and personalities. They
are perceptive students of human nature,
what makes people tick, and the human
heart.
I submit to you that Jesus’ appeal was
so powerful—and let’s not forget that
group dynamics plays a big part in this
story—because Jesus’ challenge was the
equivalent of daring people to say that
they are perfect, and to shout it out in
front of their friends and family. Let’s be
honest—only a liar or a charlatan would
have the nerve to stand up in front of a
peer group and declare his or her perfection. Any one of you readers want to give
it a try?
Jesus understood the human heart so
well in this story that he used one pointed,
poignant question to save the woman’s
life. It goes without saying that I am using
the example of the adulteress not to make
any religious or theological point whatever. I use it because it provides a vivid
and compelling example, from the world’s
sacred literature, of effective advocacy.
Other examples can be found in the
literature of every faith tradition, and the
world’s great secular literature.
Now at the risk of being repetitive, let
me say again: I am not minimizing the
need for rigorous preparation or mastery of the facts or of guiding legal principles. These things, rooted in the kind
of analytical and logical thinking and
training our law schools offer, are absolutely essential. They are the bedrock of
effective advocacy and without them you
cannot succeed. But I do contend that
developing one’s reasoning and intellectual and analytical side does not give you
the most complete set of tools that you
need in your advocacy toolbox.
I am a huge New York Mets fan. I now
live in West Hartford, Conn., the southern tier of Red Sox nation, and I delight
in using hackneyed sports analogies. The
more banal, the better. So here is a sports
analogy that illustrates my point. Forgive
me if you’re not a baseball fan.
A lawyer who has failed to develop the
more intuitive, nonanalytical, empathic
side of his or her skill set is like a pitcher
who can throw a 98 miles per hour fastball, but has no curveball and no slider
and no changeup. The advocate who fails
to nourish the other side of the toolbox—
the skills, traits, abilities and intuitions that
often go overlooked in the legal world—is
left with only one pitch. If you have only
a fastball, good hitters know what pitch to
expect and can often hit it out of the park.
the nonanalytic siDe
Let me put this another way. I think
in its zeal to teach law students how to
think like a lawyer, and act like a lawyer,
law schools—and law firms as well—
sometimes send the message that young
lawyers should stifle their true selves, act
like someone they are not and ignore the
care and feeding of the nonanalytical side
of their personality.
As they progress in the legal profession, I’m afraid some law students are
led to believe that if they show too much
compassion or common sense or simple
decency, they will be ridiculed for not
being a “serious” person, or an “aggressive advocate,” or not being willing to “go
for the jugular.”
I remember one law school class in
which a professor asked why torture
should not be permitted. This was more
than two decades prior to the terrorist
attacks of September 11, 2001. Various
students offered answers such as “torture
violates international law,” or “you cannot trust the information obtained from
someone who gives it under duress.”
Finally, one student put his hand up and
blurted out, “Torture should not be permitted because it is wrong.”
That was the right answer. I’m here to
tell you that if you have come to the conclusion that accessing your intuition and
your own personal, idiosyncratic style—
what makes you you—is incompatible
with effective, zealous advocacy, rethink
this. You are dead wrong. More on these
topics in a later column.
DOuglAs s. lAVine, a judge on the Connecticut Appellate Court, is the author of Cardinal Rules
of Advocacy (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2002) and Questions From the Bench
(American Bar Association Section of Litigation 2004). Much of this column is derived from a speech
presented at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Del., this past May. Attorney John
Tener provided assistance in formulating these thoughts and words.
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DiSanti, Angela Ginette
Dischinger, Tyler Scott
Dobson, Elizabeth Kathryn
Dobyns, Clio Bize
Dodemaide, Andrew Norcott
Dohanics, Dorothy Jane
Dolin, Melissa Jayne
Dorry, Matthew Joseph
Dougherty, Taryn Kimberly
Dove, Jesse Michael
Dower, Christine Patricia
Dowlin, Bradley Samuel
T U E S d a y, O C T O B E R 3 0 , 2 0 1 2 Doyle, Caroline Elizabeth
Doyle, James Daniel
Driscole, Rory Brooks
Dronson, Kevin John
Drozjock, Melanie Shannon
Dru, Jacobine
Dry, Catherine Rose
Dubuisson Stokes, Dafney
Dufendach, Sarah Lynn
Duffy, Danielle Lee
Duffy, Sophia
Dunbar, Jason Christopher
Duncan, Thomas Michael
Dunford, Nathan Keith
Dunn, Taylor William
Dunn, Travis Jared
Dutch, Kimberly Elizabeth
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Eagan, Shannon Rae
Ecker, Lacee Caitlin
Eckhardt, Kevin
Edelstein, Melissa Leigh
Edwards, Austin Cory
Edwards, Shawn D
Egger, Casey Meredith
Eggert, Heather
Ehrgood, Ian Means
Eisner, Helen
Elhadri, Mariam Milad
Elkan, Madeleine Renee
Ellis, Angela Noel
Ellis, Benjamin Elliott
Ellis, Zachary Jerome
Emery, Elizabeth Marie
Enerson, Caleb Curtis
Engstrom, Megan Elizabeth
Enoch Jr., Edward William
Espanol, Franz Karl
Estep, Timothy Michael
Esworthy, Matthew Anselm Sodaro
Etkowicz, Dana Brooke
Etuk, Aqua Godwin
Evans, Christopher Sebastian
Evans, Griffin Budd
Evans, Lynne Elizabeth
Everett, Brandi Cherise
Eversen, Daniel Patrick
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THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER • 27
Fiorello, Jacquelyn Cory
Fischer, Adam Barry
Fischer, Steven Gregory
Fiscus, Michael Edward
Fisher, Devlin Aaron
Fishkind, Joshua Adam
Fishman, Hollis Jennifer
Fissel, Matthew Kenneth
Fitch, Duke Michael
Fitzpatrick, Anthony Michael
FitzPatrick, Thomas Ryan
Fix, Katherine Mary
Flaherty, Ryan Michael
Fleming, Trevor Respet
Flickinger, Stefan Eric
Fogel, Roman
Foley, Joseph Ignatius
Follett, Michael Joseph
Ford, Christopher Raish
Forsberg, Holly Madelaine
Foss, Samantha Joye
Foster, Elliott Burke
Foster, Julie
Foster, Lindsay Kristine
Fowler, Cassie Lynn
Fowler, Zachary Robert
Fox, Kyle William
Fox, Nicholas Vernon
Francesco, Maria
Franchi, Renee Elizabeth
Frankel, Jonathan
Frankenburger, Jeffery Scott
Franklin, Celia Rose
Frankovitch, Carl Anderson
Frano, Laura Elaine
Freeburn, Gregg Shattls
Freed, Emily Rae
Freiler, Nicole Charlotte
Frempong, Eboni
Freyder, Kevin Thomas
Fried, Ari Benjamin
Friedman, Dustin Max
Friedman, Ian Keith
Fritsch, Timothy Anderson
Fritze III, William John
Froehlich, Hilary Morgan
Frosolone, Michelin Christina Jude
Full, Laura Kristen
Fuller, Jessica Tammy
Fuller, Jr., Durwin
Fultz, Susanna Myirski
Gevas, Chelsy Michal
Gibbons, David C.
Gigliotti, Brittany Johanna
Gill, Tracy Ann
Gilleg, Justin Fredric
Gillin-Schwartz, Joseph C
Gincel, Lawrence Michael
Girman Jr., Stephen Francis
Gittens, Adrienne Noel
Gittleman, Dana Alexis
Glassman, Alexander Mark
Gleixner, Daniel F.
Glynn, Martin Joseph
Goebel, Danielle Marie
Gogineni, Rahul
Goldberg, Joel William
Goldemberg, Julie S.
Goldschmidt, J. Christopher
Goldstein, Scott Edward
Golfieri, Alyssa Eileen
Gomez, Andrew Christopher
Gonzales, Joanna Maria
Good, Gordon William
Goodman, Adam Justin
Gosai, Tejas Kamlesh
Gossett, Allison Christina
Goykhman, Inna
Gradwohl, Daniel S
Grandner, Lisa Marie
Grant, Deneekie Kaleel
Grant, Edward Michael
Grant, James David
Graves, James Thomas
Graves, Shane Carey
Graybill II, Jack L.
Graziosi, Nicholas Anthony
Greco, Regan Maeve
Green, Alan Charles
Greenspon, Jason Robert
Greim, David M.
Grese, Allison Marie
Grewe, Erin Whitney
Groban, Matthew S
Gruz, Nathan James
Guard, Louis Henry
Gullen, Jamie MacKenzie
Gunlefinger, Carl Vincent
Gunst Jr., Scott Robert
Gutierrez, Michael Benjamin
Guzzetti, Stephen Louis
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Faigen, Lisanne Ashley
Falce, Deana Davis
Farkas, Erika A
Farnese, Thomas Paul
Farrell, Brian Lance
Farrell, Samantha Dena
Faunes, James Phillip
Fedorczyk, Sara
Fegley, John Thomas
Fera, Stephanie L.
Ferderber-Hersonski, Alexandru
Ferguson, Andrew Barnett
Ferguson, Douglas James
Ferguson, Joseph James
Ferich, Andrew William
Ferrara, Melissa Mary
Ferringer, Kimberly N
Ferris Jr., Doher Joseph
Feuerhammer, Rachel Marie
Fields, Maryellen
Figueroa, Nicole Felicia
Fikaris, Elena A.
Filippello, Salvatore
Fink, Jennifer Suzanne
Finnegan, Teresa Claire
Fiore, Katherine Ann
Fiore, Matthew Daniel
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Gaetani, Elizabeth Parker
Galeone, Katie S.
Galla, Scott Brandon
Gallagher, Sean Edward
Gallo, Aubrey M.
Gallo, Joshua William
Gambardello, Laura Marie
Gannon, Shane Michael
Garber, Laura B
Garden, Andrew Kabnick
Garrett Jr., Maury Mitchell
Garrison, Christopher Walter
Gartside, Chloe Elizabeth
Garza, Kaylie Martha
Gayeski, Dana Marie
Ge, Yibo
Gelber, Harrison Randolph
Genute, Michael J.
George, Tara Marie
Gerard, Victoria
Germak, Chelsea Dawn
Germann, Tiffany Marie
Gershkow, Jamie Merle
Gersie, Christopher Charles
Gespass, Daniel Jacob
Haaz, Samuel Adams
Habursky, Nicholas Joseph
Hackney, Beth S.
Haddad, Ryan Abraham
Hage, Claudia Joy
Hairston, Jennifer Anne
Haken, Tamara Joy
Haldeman, Hayley Ann
Halesey, Peter J.
Hall, Michael Brian
Hallmark, Allie Jordan
Ham, Erin McLean
Hammershaimb, Edgar Alexander
Hammoud, Adam Muhieddine
Hancock Jr., Joel Grant
Hanna, Jared Joseph
Hanna, William Fitzpatrick
Harkins Jr., Christopher Laine
Harkleroad, Joshua Jacob
Harrell, Shawna Naomi
Hart, Adrienne Balthazar
Hart, Sarah Kathleen
Harteis, Lindsey Rebecca
Hartley Jr., Robert Howard
Hartman, Fred Russell
Hashima, Sandra Maki
2 8 • THE LEGA L INTE LLIGE NCE R Hasiuk, Nathan Alexander
Hasson, Jeremiah F.
Hatchett, Jahlee J
Haubert, Dynah
Hausman, Joshua Charles
Havassy, Jana
Hawthorne, Christopher Adam
Hayden, Alex Hellerud
Haydt, William Harold
Hayes, Jennifer Meghan
Hayes, Kevin John
Heacock, Laura Patricia
Heberling, Mark Robert
Heck, Andrew James
Heckathorn, Tyler M.
Heimburg, Amanda Margaret
Hein, Brittany Rose
Hein, Elizabeth Margaret
Hein, Kevin Jay
Heinle, Courtney David
Heleniak, Christopher William
Heleniak, Gregory R.
Hellander, Katherine Anne
Heller, Daniel Scott
Hellwig, Adam
Henderson, Ashley Kristin
Henninger, Brianne Michelle
Henry, Britain Richard
Henry, Edward
Henry, Jessica L.
Henry, Megan Eileen
Henry, Paul Ryan
Heron, Rachel Eileen
Herr, Daniel Charles
Herrold, Tyson Yeager
Hettrich, Jordan C
Hewlett Jr., John Reed
Hicks, Kelly Morgan
Hicks, Zachary Peter
T U E S d a y, O C T O B E R 3 0 , 2 0 1 2 Higgins, Meghan A
Hinkle, Brian James
Hirsch, Jared Samuel
Hirshberg, Edward Franklin
Hirst, Jonathan P.
Hobbins, Matthew Campbell
Hodak, Karesa Marie
Hodulik, Ann Elizabeth
Hoechst, Heather Alice
Hoeffel, Joseph Carlo
Hof, Isaac Adam
Hoffman, Brad
Hoffman, Joshua Jared
Hogue, Andrew Geoffrey
Hokamp, Brian Lee
Hokamp, Lauren Elizabeth
Holland, Nicholas James
Holland, Robert M.
Holleran, Kevin Andrew
Holmquist, Alexander Lincoln
Holt, James Anthony
Holuta, Bradley Edward
Holzworth, Richard Lewis
Hoover, Owen John Lambert
Hopkins, Robert Riley
Hopper, Tara Marie
Horein, Kelly Marie
Horgan, Maureen Elizabeth
Horn, Timothy
Hornung, Andrew Peter
Horvath, Tara B.
Hough, Vryce Emerick
Howard, Nathan
Howell III, Leo K
Hudson, Kathryn DuBois
Hulit, Heather J.
Hull, Chantel Elizabeth
Hungwe, Nyasha
Hunhoff, Stacie Ann
Huse, Julie Elizabeth
Hussey, David Charles
Huynh-Linenberg, Jacquie Thu
I
Iaconelli Jr., Mark
Iacovino, Nathan Materia
Immel, Jeffrey
Intrieri, Alana Marie
Iole, Joseph Michael
Islam, Buneka Jabeen
J
Jackson III, Harry Stephen
Jacobs, Evan Kramer
Jaffe, Scott Alan
Jakob, Kyle Mark
James, Brian J
Jamiolkowski, Kaitlin Ann
Jarbola IV, Andrew John
Jentsch, Cynthia Leigh
Jericho, Ashley Jennifer
Johns, Zachary M.
Johnson, Christopher Douglas
Johnson, Erik Kristian
Johnson, Husniyyah Rasheedah
Jones, Tracy Lynn
Jones, Tyler J
Jorgensen, Andrew Kaul
Joseph Jr., Lawrence George
Josko, Nicole Dana
Judge Jr., William J.
K
Kabanova, Elizaveta Alex
Kaczorowski, James Ronald
VOL P. 3652
Kadel III, Robert Franklin
Kadetskaya, Tatiana
Kaighin-Shields, Lynn
Kalina, Matthew J.
Kaluzavich, Ann Theresa
Kamin, Valerie Bess
Kaminsky, Matthew P
Kane, Jonathan E
Kane, Maureen A.
Kanevsky, Edward
Kansler, Zachary Joseph
Kapoor, Noor
Kappel, Zachary Sterrett
Karlberg, Carly Beth
Karpency, Rachel Ann
Karr, Kimberly Lynne
Kassutto, Barak
Katona, Lauren Brittany
Katsifis, Richard Hristos
Katz, Andrew Warren
Keeton, Steffan Thomas
Keightly Jr., David Andrew
Keith, Andrew Alan
Kelch, David Israel
Keller, Brandon Russell
Kelley, Joanne McGill
Kellner, Steven Michael
Kelly, Alanna Gabriella
Kelly, Jessica Rae
Kelly, Lauren Michelle
Kelly, Matthew William
Kelser, Andrew James
Keltz, Erin Barbara
Kendall, Carolyn Honoria
Kenney, Ashley
Kern Jr., Ronald C
Kerstetter, Christian Anthony
Khalid, Rizwan M
Kidd, Alan Monroe
VOL P. 3653
Kilbert, Nathan Lee
Kilgour, Joanne Campbell
Killinger, Don Russell
Kim, Kathleen Bola
King, David Patrick
King, Logan Morrett
Kirchner, Phillip Charles
Kirsch, Michelle Heneghan
Kitchens, Rebecca Pruitt
Klein, Heather Seewald
Klein, Peter William
Kline, Emma Melissa
Klingensmith, Robert David
Klock, Christopher Timothy
Knapp, Terrence Joseph
Knight, Eleanor Wiley
Ko, Daniel
Ko, Ealy
Koay, Stephanie Choon-yen
Koenecke, Wade Donald
Kohler, Mary Kate
Kolansky, Jessica Ann
Koneski, Megan
Koonce II, Nathaniel Lee
Korb, Andrea Bethany
Kotanchiyev, Georgiy S.
Kovalcin, Michael Patrick
Kowalski, Kurt Ryan
Kraemer, Michael Lee
Kraft, A. Elizabeth
Kramer, Nicole Marie
Kramer, Stephen John
Krantz, Michael Charles
Kreider, Jonathan Gerald
Krier, Brian P.
Krisch, David M.
Kroeckel, Andrew Michael
Krol, Rachel Milrod
Krombach, Kyle William
Krouse, Matthew Walsh
Krueger, Jesse James
Kudrick, Matthew Stephen
Kuehne, John Paul
Kugler, Samantha Michelle
Kukucka, Jillian Mehl
Kulanu, Shari Berger
Kulli, Anne Ekaterina Cable
Kunkel, Rebecca Kay
Kurtz, Laura Beth
Kuruce, Renee Michelle
Kwak, Megan Marie
Kwasny, Alexander Joseph
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Laborda Nelson, Alexa Joy
Labov, Evan Michael
Labruto, Julianna Christine
Lacey, Alex Michael
Lackey, Jeremy Morgan
Lackey, Sarah Elizabeth
Lager, Matthew Joseph
Landolfi, Cara Frances
Langan, Alexander David
Langer, Adrienne Alysse
Lannetti, Matthew Steven
Lanwehr, Bernhard Michael
Lara, Lois P.
Laraia, James Edward
Larimer, Erin Nicole
Larkin, Conor Felix
Lashner, Amanda F
Lauffer, Gina Lynne
Lavenberg, Douglas Hale
Lawrence, Andrew William
Lawrence, Bahiya Amira
Lawrence, Jason Ray
Lawrence, Regina Angelica
Laws, Stephanie Marie
T U E S d a y, O C T O B E R 3 0 , 2 0 1 2 Lax, Irene Rachel
Le, Marilyn
Leavell, Christopher John
Lee, Hyojin
Lee, Janet Joo Eae
Lee, Miranda Elizabeth
Leigh, Caroline Christine
Leighton, Jessica Anne
Leisawitz, Benjamin Ari
Leonardis, Jennifer Ann
Lepisto, Braden Robert
Lepore, Christina Marie
Levandoski, Michael Stanley
Levine, Adam Michael
Levine, Benjamin Breene
Levine, Jacob Allan
Levine, Kara
Levine, Katherine Leah
Lewis, Benjamin Jeffrey
Lewis, Ginene Alexandria
Lewis, Kate Margaret
Lewis, Sekou Q.
Liaschenko, Timothy Yuri
Libman, Meghan Helen
Liebenguth, Frances Marie
Liero, Gregory Steven
Lightner, Jeremy Clark
Lim, David Ho
Limon, Cesar
Lin, Wan-ting
Lindell, Karen Usselman
Liskay, Ian Andrew
Lister, Michael Lee
LoCastro IV, Joseph L.
Lockwood III, Joseph A.
Locraft, Lindsay Kristen
Lodico, Joseph Burton
Lombardo, Jonathan Gary
Long, Christopher Francis
Long, Frederick Sommers
Long, Jonathan Richard
Lopresto, Charles M.
Lorenz, Richard John
Lowe, Adrian Maximillian
Lowers, Angelina Melissa
Lowry, Drew Thompson
Lozier, Christine Anne
Lucas, Brendan Patrick
Lucas, Justin Michael
Lucking, Emily Helen
Luczak, Patricia Lynn
Ludlow, Clark
Lund, Erin Nicole
Lustig, Ari Benjamin
Luzzi, Stephanie Marie
Lyke, Adam James
Lyness, Michael Joseph
Lysaght, Ryan Hunter
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MacLaren, Duncan Ross
MacLeod, Cameron William
MacPhee, Sean Brendan
MacQuarrie IV, Allan James
Magee, Michael Anderson
Magner, Thomas Kelly
Mahady, Joseph John
Mahan Jr., Stephen Todd
Mahon, Meaghan Claire
Malamud, Matthew Brandon
Malarick, Michael Brendan
Malcolm, Lance
Malinowski, Richard Adam
Mall, Rachel Maher
Malloy, Courtney Moire
Malone, Mark J.
Maloney, Douglas Christie
Mancuso, James E.
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Mancuso, Kristin Marie
Manes, David M.
Manton, Katie Nicole
Marandola, Tyler Robert
Marburger, Julie Jo
Marcinko, J. Alexander
Marello, Courtney Beth
Margulies, Lisa Rachel
Marion Jr., Dennis Robert
Markham, Nastassja Ana
Marlan, Dustin Ryan
Marrocco, Rebecca Laraine
Marsh, Jamie Rose
Marshall, Kevin Anthony
Martin, Ashley Marie
Martin, Ashley Nicole
Martin, Benjamin J.
Martin, Christiana A
Martin, David John
Martinez, Charles Brian Anthony
Martins, Stephanie Marie
Masciantonio, Dana
Masef, Adam Blake
Mastriano, Laura Tess
Materese, Joshua Angelo
Matkosky, Jill Leanne
Maxwell, Kaitlyn R.
Maynard, Laura Ann
Mayo, Sarah
Mazoki, Philip Thomas
Mazur, Michael John
Mazzarese, Amee Lynn
Mazzocco, James Aaron
McAllister, D’yal K
McCandless, David Ryan
McClincy, Meghan Anne
McCoy, Benjamin Hall
McCoy, Brice Thompson
McCoy, Martha Eleanor
McCue, Mallorie Ann
McCulloch, Mary-Helen Katherine
McCutcheon, Ian McMahon
McDaniel, Dustin Shane
McDonald, Katherine Louise
McDonnell, Matthew James
McElmoyl, Katelyn Michelle
McElroy, Kristin Marie
McGee, Kasey Richard
McGinley, Andrew James
McGinnis, Kaitlin Rose
McGinnis, Kolleen
McGovern, Brian Michael
McGraw, Daniel Francis
McGuire, John Richard
McKenna, Brendan James
McLaughlin, Ann Catherine
McLaughlin, Kathleen Alane
McMullin, Christopher Winning
McNally Jr., Daniel Paul
McNeil, Michael Brian
McNelis, Shaun J.
McPeak, Joseph Patrick
McQuiston, Melinda
McSorley, Thomas Dallas
McStravick, Michelle Elyse
McWilliams, Laura K
Megrey, Michael Edward
Melamed, Elizabeth Lokhorst
Melendez, Lyana Carla
Meltzer, Matthew Jonathan
Mendelewski, Vanessa
Menzano, Stefanie Jo
Merkel, Gregory James
Merley, Angela Faith
Merrill, Alicia Celonise
Merrill, Maximilian Atlas
Merritt, Stacy Sylvester Lee
Mertens, Nicholas Daniel
Messett, Kevin Christopher
Meyer, Jennifer Graham
Michael, Jessica B.
Mick, Ryan Richard
Mickman, Courtney Jenna
Mickman, Jordan Grant
Mikluscak, Meghann Elise
Miles III, Edward William
Miley, Sarah Jayne
Militello, Matthew Scott
Milko, Jennifer Lynn
Miller, Cassidy A.
Miller, Dana Claire
Miller, David Jonathan
Miller, Kimberly Anne
Miller, Tara Lynn
Miller, Timothy Robert
Min, Leah Ann HyungJu
Minerd, Mitchell G
Miraglia, Jacqueline Christine
Mirarchi, Joseph Dante
Mishkin, Benjamin
Miskowski, Kelly Lynn
Misner, Allie M.
Mithaiwala, Nazish A
Modery, Michelle Lynn
Mogyoros, Brandon
Moles, Justin Michael
Money, Therese Louise
Monhait, Jeffrey Michael
Montero, Irene
Monto, Scott Michael
Moore, Branden Pasquale
Moore, Justin Nicholas
Moore, Ryan Martin
Morales, Harminda Maria
Morgano Jr., Anthony
Morris, Adam Luke
Morrison, Meade Jennings
Moser, Christian Michael
Moy, Rebecca Dawn
Much, Donnell Christopher
Mueller, Zachary Joseph
Muessig, Daniel Buckley
Muglia, Richard Michael
Muhlenberg, Eric Jon Kress
Muir, Andrew William
Mulheren, Amanda Lynn
Mulholland Jr., John Joseph
Mullen, Lauren Elizabeth
Murdza, David Matthew
Murphy, Amy Elizabeth
Murphy, Katie Elizabeth
Murphy, Michael Joseph
Murphy, Michael Lowry
Murray, Amanda Dior
Murray, James A.
Muth, Adam Charles
Myer, Matthew Kyle
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Na, Sang Jin
Nagurney, Andrew G.
Nahass, Zachary Edward
Najeeb, Noor
Nankerville, Bradly Allen
Nassar, Alexander Joseph
Nassauer, Christine Marie
Nedialkova, Teodora Todorova
Neff, Kristina Haley
Neilson, Zachary
Ness, William Wilson
Newsom, Carolyn Cardall
Nguyen, Jessica Tran
Nguyen, Rachel
Nichilo, Brian Michael
Nichols, Lauren Renee
Nicodemo, John Anthony
Noonan, Bridget Marie
3 0 • THE LEGA L INTE LLIGE NCE R Novick IV, William Joseph
Nugent, Katherine Mary
Nugent, Patrick Francis
Nwosu, Chimdi Obiaku
T U E S d a y, O C T O B E R 3 0 , 2 0 1 2 Osborne, David Richard
Osteen, John Matthew
Ottati, Katherine Eliza
Owen, Sean Martin
Oyler, Katie Lynne
O
P
Oakes II, Thomas Gerard
Oakey, Ashley Elizabeth
Oas, Matthew Allen
O’Boyle, Jonathan Reilly
O’Callaghan, Kyle P.
Ochoa III, Bobby
O’Connell, Kerrin Nona
Odell, Erin E.
O’Donnell, Thomas Edward
O’Donovan Jr., Terrence James
O’Dwyer, Jonathan G
Oelrich, Lauren M
Ogden, John J.
O’Hara Jr., Francis Patrick
Oliver, Julianne
Oliver, Laura Lee
O’Mahoney, Sean Patrick
O’Malley, Kathleen Marie
O’Neil, Ryan John
O’Neill Jr., Kevin Michael
O’Neill, Michael Steven
O’Neill, Rachel Elizabeth
Oppenheim, Danielle Nicole
Orait, Danielle Marie
Ordene, Jason Scott
Ordonez, Michael Shane
Orenstein, Yoninah Rachel
Oresick, Jacob Stefan
Orie, Matthew Edward
O’Rourke, Sheila Vennell
Osach, Andrew Burton
Padilla, Evan Manuel
Padilla, Veronica Rae
Pahls, Katherine Rose
Palaia, Ashley Ann
Paletta, Carolyn Elizabeth
Palmer, Lindsay Margaret
Panas, Matthew
Pappan, Sophia Kathleen
Paravecchia, Joseph B
Parker, Bethany Rachael
Parmelee, Maxwell Thomas
Parr, Katherine Anne
Passantino, Andrea Ridge
Passaretti, Michael Lawrence
Passero, Ashley Ryan
Passero, Mark J.
Pastor, Charles T.
Patter, Julie Ann
Paul, Stephen Christopher
Pavlik, Anthony Thomas
Payne, James Martin
Peacock, Eleanor Rose
Peiffer, R Bradley
Pennesi, Eric John
Penven, Jared B.
Perkins, Dana Melissa
Perkins, Erica Marie
Perkins, Julia Diane
Perotti Jr., Joseph James
Perrone, Beverly Marielle
Perry, Lauren Grace
Persico, Vanessa Nicole
Persinger, John Meredith
Peskin, Rebecca Jill
Peters, Kathryn Elizabeth
Peters, Michael Elmer
Peters, Ryan Elliot
Peterson, Emily McCoy
Petruzzelli, Lauren Santina
Pham, Hien T.
Philippe, Danielle O’Brien
Phillips II, Charles William
Pick, Jessica L.
Pickering, Emily Benson
Pickhaver, Kelly Christine
Pierce, Christine Elizabeth
Pierce, Michael
Pierce, Michael Wayne
Pierce, Schuyler Scott
Pietranton, Erica Marie
Pilsner, Matthew C.
Pinkston, Andrew Jamel
Piper, Nathan Lloyd
Pisarcik, Keith Andrew
Pivnicny, Thomas James
Pleskov, Igor
Plummer, Zachary James
Pollice, Alycia Irene
Pollock, Elizabeth L.
Pomerleau, Katherine Lynn
Popper, Christopher Colligan
Portanova, John William
Portin, Zachary A.
Portnow, John
Post, Jennifer Lynn
Poth, Christian Steven
Powers, Brett Robert
Prasad, Michael Bhaskara
VOL P. 3654
Presson, Eliza Lowry Marshall
Price, Jonea
Price, Lindsey Ruth
Primrose, Paul Christopher
Prior, Jennifer Leigh
Pritts, Chad Michael
Prokop, Kelly Renee
Prosky, Marissa M
Pszwaro, John William
Pufnock, Jesika Ann
Pustizzi, Katherine Ann
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Quietmeyer, Robert Andrew
Quigley, Brian Matthew
Quigley, Christin Caroline
Quigley, Timothy David
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Rabenold, Daniel Tyler
Racioppi, Anthony Jordan
Radziewicz, Nicole Jeanne
Raful, Gabriela Goretti
Raiders, Richard Alan
Ramagli, Joseph Michael
Rambin, William Brian
Ramer, Dominique Venna
Ramsay, Marissa Margaret
Rand, Cory Adam
Rarich, Adam
Ratner, Susanna Wahrman
Raver, Robert David
Realberg, Lauren
Rectenwald, Glen William
Rector, Mickala Lorraine
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Reed, Jonathan
Reed, Matthew John
Rees, Amy
Reese, Michael Brian
Reilly, Leighann
Reilly, Molly Cascino
Reilsono, Maria Carmela
Reinfeld, Aviva Horrow
Rejrat, Wallace
Renitsky, Craig J.
Renner, Kimberly Marie
Reynolds, Briele Nicole
Ricci, Cory Shane
Ricci, David Lawrence
Rice, Neal Alan
Richardson, Janie Renae
Richnafsky, Jennifer Patricia
Rieffel, Kevin Augustine
Riermaier, Paul Kelley
Riess, Michael William
Rinehimer, Jared Andrew
Ring, Joseph Linus
Ringwood, Brianna Leigh
Rinnier, Danielle Kristine
Ritchie, Glynis Ann
Rivera, Alexander R.
Rivera, Kira Michelle
Roach, Patrick Eugene
Robbins, Daniel
Robinson IV, Michael James
Rodas, Rudy Alexzander
Rodgers III, William
Rodrigues, Danna
Rogers, Michael Donald
Rollins, Anne Elizabeth
Rorick, Janel
Rosborough, Danielle Sara
Roseman, Adam R
Roseman, Stuart Mitchell
Rosen, Adam Keith
Rosenau, Andrew Marc
Rosenau, Jonathan David
Rosenberg, Scott Evan
Rosengarten, Clark Peller
Rosiejka, Danielle Alexis
Ross, Benjamin James
Ross, Sarah Elizabeth
Rosskam, Joseph Ancker
Rothenberg, Deborah E
Rothman, Matthew Aaron
Rowles, Tyler Andrew
Rozenfeld, Jenya
Ruane, Matthew
Rubenstein, Alex Lorber
Rubin, Leonard Surmacz
Ruby, Joshua Nathaniel
Ruder, Andrew Frank
Rudolph, Joshua Marc
Ruggles, Meredith Christine
Ruppert, Sean Leonard
Russo, April Nicole
Rutala, Joseph
Ruth, Peter Timothy
Ryan, Danielle Erin
Ryan, Michael Stewart
Ryder, Christopher Lee
Rzucidlo, Thomas James
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Saba, George Lawrence
Sable, Eric M.
Sacalis, S. Clifford
Sacks, Jonathan Todd
Sahni, Ambika
Saidman-Krauss, Rebekah Anna
Salkin, Leon Edward
Samuel, Holly Kathryn
Samuels, Benjamin Harry
Sanderson, Gary Michael
T U E S d a y, O C T O B E R 3 0 , 2 0 1 2 Saona, Carolina Valeria
Sarver, Shane Michael
Sato, Nan
Sawicki, Kristen
Sawicki, Marianne
Sayers, Ryan Phillip
Scanlon, Alexandra Cecilia
Schaad, Christine Marie
Schad, Samantha E.
Schafer, Melanie Susan
Schafer, Nicholas Justin
Schaffer, John James
Schaffranek, John M.
Scheibel, Kevin Michael
Schiff, Lane Justin
Schimizzi, Carrie A
Schindler, Sarah Olivia
Schindler-Williams, Sarah
Schiraldi, Michael Benedict
Schlafer, Andrea Lynn
Schoenhut, Karimah
Schrader, Sarah Mae
Schwab, Alyssa A.
Schwartz, Alix
Schwartz, Heidi Renee
Schwartzman, Polina
Schweers, Benjamin William
Schwie, Wesley Edward
Scott, David Ryan
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Takai, Alexandra
Talamini, Jonathan Michael
Talley, Ashley Sook Hee
Tan, Hong
Tandoh, Nadege
Tanski Jr., Theodore Charles
Tapias, Ana Carolina
Tardiff, Amy Patricia
Tarlecki, Francis Thomas
Tarr, Daniel James
Tatoyan, Karine
Taylor, Ashley Marie
Tedesco, Brittany
Tedesco, Lauren Elizabeth
Teems, Michelle Lynn
Teich, Jared Michael
Tepper, David
Teter, Matthew Christopher
Thaler, Jesse James
Thearle, Corrie
Theranger, Margaret Jenny
Thomas, Amanda Jean
Thomas, Lindsey Ann
Thomas, Matthew Scott
Thomas, Mourin
Thompson, Becky Sue
Thompson, Katharine Joan
Thompson, Nancy Ann
Thompson, Natalie Lin
Thompson, Ross McCormick
Thorn, Edwin
Thurheimer, Todd Christian
Tighe, Tara Noel
Tisdale, Robert Samuel
Tomevi, Justin Alexander
Totzke, Lindsay Kathleen
Townsend, Henry Joseph
Toyer, Matthew Wayne
Train, Erin Manning
Tran, Abraham V.
Tran, Julie Ann
Tran, Tiffany Loananh
Traugott, Jesse Austin
Trego, Garrett Douglas
Trela, Rebecca L.
Trifelitti, Ryan
Trinkle, Elizabeth Pape
Triola, Leah Christine
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Troyan, Mark Daniel
Truong, Meagan Elizabeth
Tsourous, Helena Alexandra
Tucker, Sireen Ivielle
Tucker, Stephen Ralph
Tullio, Brian Michael
Tulman, Margarita
Tumolo, Louis
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Unger, Laura Sue
Unione, Allison D
Updegraff, Jaime Lynn
Urso, Benjamin William
Uses, Stephanie Anne
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Vaivada, Ashley N
Valantassis, John Bidwell
Valdes, Glenn Anthony
Valentine, Marc Thomas
Van Vranken, Jared Douglas
Van Zile, Caroline S.
VanBelle, Jillian Leigh
Vangrossi, Paul Edward
Vassil, Matthew Gordon
Vidale, Kenrick Lewis
Villatoro de Friedman, Karla Xiomara
Vineis, Frank James
Vitale, Amy Katherine
Vogel Jr., Louis James
Vogeler, Andrew Kenneth
Vogini, Evan Michael
Vogt III, Frederick G
Vogt, Aaron Michael
Volkert Jr., Charles John
Volpi, Nathan Camille
Volz, Rebecca Helen
Vranovich, Jonathan David
Werner, Matthew
Wetering, Tyler Chester
Wevodau, Erika Lyn
Weyer, Gregory Richard
Wheeland, Brieanna A.
Wheeland, Jonathan R.
White, Jonathan Randle
Whitehead, Christopher Patrick
Wiegand, Ashley N
Wiest, Bret Michael
Wigglesworth, Catherine Vera
Will, Megan Elizabeth
Williams, Jeremy David
Williams, Jessica Ann
Williams, June Anita
Williams, Michael Stephen
Williams, Morgan Gale
Williams, Todd Leroy
Williamson II, James John
Wilson, Blake
Wilson, Brittany Marie
Wilson, Jacqueline Anne
Wilson, Justin Robert
Wilson, Rachel Marie
Wilson, Susanne Annette
Winchester, Lauren Terry
Wise, Brenda Alexandria McClaney
Wise, James Stanley
Wisse, Robert John
Witsch, Michael Christopher
Wnuk, Andrew Charles
Wohlrab, Charles Griffin
Wojdowski, Haley Ann
Woleslagle, Lauren Nicole
Woodill, Ashley Elizabeth
Woods, Corrie Allen
Woosley, Paul David
Worthington, Timothy Albert
Wright, David Thomas
Wright, Melissa
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Wagner, David Clason Weidlein
Wagner, Kathleen Anne
Wagoner, Paul Anthony
Wahba, Stephanie Marie
Walker, Laura Ann
Walko, Max Benjamin
Wallace, Christi Marie
Wallace, Natalie Elizabeth
Wallen, Brian Matthew
Walrond, Aubrielle Alexis
Walsh, Christina Rhoxana
Walsh, Kathryn Louise
Walsh, Meredith Barrett
Waltzer, Samuel Jason
Wambach, Denene Michele
Wang, Michael Enghow
Wang, Serenity Michelle
Ward, Nathan James
Warner, Bridget Mae
Warren Jr., Kenneth Mark
Washington, Marcus Aric
Waters, Benjamin A
Watterson, Thomas Hilary
Webster, Hobart James
Weidner, David William
Weidus, Kristen Cathleen
Weil, Michael Holt
Weinberg, Steven Toby
Weiner, Alex S.
Weiner, Matthew C.
Weinheimer, Eric James
Weisman, Pamela Brooke
Welch, James-Franklin Patrick
Welde, Ernest Logan
Wells, Mary Ellen
Werner, Emily Diethelm
Yang, Eunice Soyun
Yang, Yuanyou
Yanni, Vincent Edward
Yeomans V, Charles Malcolm
Yesner, Scott D
Yin, Hao
Yoa, Edward Casey
Young, John Urquhart
Young, Nadine Kline
Young, Natalie Rose
Yousef, Ismail Nafiz
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Zahner, Zachary John
Zamorski, Elizabeth Louise
Zappala, Marc Joseph
Zator, Marissa Rose
Zeesman, Alexander Joshua
Zelvin, Jennifer Michele
Zettlemoyer, Michael Joseph
Zhang, Linda Yuhe
Zheng, Mark Cary
Ziegler, Andrew Scott
Ziegler, Matthew Paul
Zimmerman, Amanda Lea
Zimmermann, Chad Westcott
Zizzi, Marisa Grace
Zowin, Alex
Zummo, Daniel B.
Zupancic, Meghan Louise
Zwaan, Elizabeth Anne
Zwick, Matthew Roy
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